"We can achieve green growth"
Ian Pearson is minister of state for climate change and the environment in the British government. On the eve of his first ministerial visit to China under the UK-China Sustainable Development Dialogue, he spoke to chinadialogue’s editor Isabel Hilton.
Australia to announce climate plans
With Australia in the grip of its worst drought in a century, prime minister John Howard will on Tuesday announce a AUS$500 million (almost US$380 million) investment aimed at preventing global warming.
Ensuring a healthy future for Chinese medicine
Ingredients in traditional remedies aren’t always sustainable. But, argues Zhu Shaorong, artificial cultivation is a reliable way of obtaining wild resources as well as protecting the nation’s cultural heritage.
联合国环境规划署(UNEP) 发布的研究报告中显示, 中国的长江及珠江入海口已列为缺氧的"死亡"地带。
Yangtze and Pearl River estuaries now “dead zones”
China's Yangtze River and Pearl River estuaries have been newly listed as oxygen-deficient "dead zones", according to a study released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Indian protests threaten northern Peru oil output
Peru Indians armed with bows, arrows and rifles continued to block oil production at Argentine crude producer Pluspetrol on Thursday as the government warned of fuel shortages in the jungle region.
Group lists 10 most polluted places on earth
A Russian city where chemical weapons were once manufactured and a town in the heart of China’s coal industry are among the 10 most polluted places on earth, the US environmental group the Blacksmith Institute says.